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Activists of the Justice for Mario Woods Coalition expressed their frustrations with the police department's voluntary review of by the federal Justice Department during a public meeting on March 8.  Photo by Laura Waxmann

Activists Call Police Policy Review Toothless

A Department of Justice panel holding forums throughout the city to gauge citizens’ opinions of local police practices didn’t get far on Tuesday night before loud and angry feedback cut in. Activists said the panel has no capacity to enact change and amounts only to window-dressing. Addressing a crowd of about 100 people gathered in Mission High School’s auditorium, Department...
Sala-Haquekyah Chandler holds a photo of her late son, Yalani Chinyamurindi, dancing while she plays the drums.

Mother Seeks Justice and to Remain in a City that Claimed Her Son’s Life

At Parque Niños Unidos on 23rd and Treat Streets, Sala-Haquekyah Chandler delivered an impromptu call to action last Wednesday about gun violence in the city that has left her without her son and a police investigation that has so far failed to apprehend those who took his life. “I have paid my dues to stand and speak for the people who...
A police car cruises the Oakdale and Palou Muni platform along Third Street.

Bayview Responds to T-Third Muni Violence

En Español District 10 community leaders worked this week to bridge the divide between Asian and African American residents, a rift exacerbated by high-profile crimes against Asian residents on the platform of the T-Third Street Muni line. “The best way to bring communities together is to work on these problems together,” said Vincent Pan, executive director of Chinese for Affirmative...
Riders exit MUNI on Third Street in Mission Bay.

Riding MUNI’s Third Street Line

En Español Bayview has seen four, high profile MUNI-related attacks on Asians this year, one that resulted in the death of 83-year old Huan Chen. Three of the incidents were connected with the two-year-old T-Third Street Line, five miles of track connecting BART’s Embarcadero Station to AT&T Park, Mission Bay, and the Bayview District.  Asian community groups rallied and told...